K-2 Core Curriculum - World History: Volume 2 - Ancient Egypt and the Indus Valley
This is Volume II of the three part K-2 Core Curriculum World History series. Look for Volume III in March 2010!
In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will explore two ancient cultures: Egypt and the Indus Valley! With over 28 activities and 18 hands-on projects, your children will be fascinated from beginning to end. Each chapter includes a variety of activities, including videos, hands-on projects, map work, interactive websites, readings, worksheets, charts, games, and much more to make learning history FUN!
This unit study is part of our history core curriculum series for grades K-2. The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but you should expect to spend approximately 30-40 hours.
Take a peek inside:
- Daily life in ancient Egypt
- The Nile River
- Ancient Egyptian food
- Ancient Egyptian wall paintings
- Ancient Egyptian transportation
- Ancient games
- Pyramids and tombs
- King Tut
- The Sphinx
- Daily life in the ancient Indus Valley
- The Indus River
- Ancient Indus Valley food
- Ancient Indus Valley towns and communities
- Fabrics in ancient civilizations
- Transportation and trade in the Indus Valley
- The zebu
- Ancient Indus Valley beads
- and much more!
All 28 activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. But this unit study is not just a collection of web sites to read! It is much more than that! The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more.
At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That's why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions